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2019-2020 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PS 80 INTRODUCTION TO CONTEMPORARY AFRICA


3 Units 3 hours lecture
Transfers: CSU, UC
This course challenges stereotypes and misperceptions about Africa and its history. It focuses on the political achievements of African kingdoms and empires, economic innovation and adaptation, resilience in the face of European incursions in the forms of the slave trade and colonial rule, the relationship between Africa and the rest of the world, responses to contemporary challenges, and the ways in which Africans created for themselves vibrant modern cultures, states and societies. Also listed as HIST 80. Credit given in either area, not both.
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